01/19/2012 – The women's basketball team defeated the host Crusaders last night by the count of 76-56. The victory improved the Saints record to 12-8 on the season and to 5-4 in league play, while Madonna slipped to 7-11 overall and to 4-5 in the WHAC.
The Saints used a balanced attack and displayed solid defense to snap their three game losing skid. Allison Heberlein paced three Saints in double figures with 14 points. Shelby Carter chipped in with 12 points, while Taelor Sanders contributed 11 points, seven rebounds, and six assists. Madonna's Michelle Lindsey led all scorers with 16 points.
The Saints out rebounded the Crusaders (46-38) and out shot Madonna 41%-34%. Aquinas finds themselves in a three way tie for fourth in the WHAC standings at the season's halfway mark.
Aquinas will host Lourdes (5-15, 0-10 WHAC) on Saturday at the Sturrus Sports & Fitness Center at 1 p.m.